Senegal at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Senegal at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Senegal.svg
IOC codeSEN
NOCComité National Olympique et Sportif Sénégalais
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors9 in 8 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Senegal is expected to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, the Games have been postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.[1] It will be the nation's fifteenth consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics.

Competitors

The following is the list of number of competitors in the Games.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 0 1
Canoeing 1 0 1
Fencing 0 1 1
Judo 1 0 1
Shooting 0 1 1
Swimming 1 1 2
Table tennis 1 0 1
Wrestling 1 0 1
Total 6 3 9

Athletics

Senegal received a universality slot from the World Athletics to send a male athlete to the Olympics.[2]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Louis François Mendy Men's 110 m hurdles

Canoeing

Slalom

Senegalese canoeists qualified one boat for each of the following classes through the 2021 African Canoe Slalom Championship in La Seu d'Urgell, Spain.[3]

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Best Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jean-Pierre Bourhis Men's C-1

Fencing

Senegal entered one female fencer into the Olympic competition. Ndèye Bineta Diongue claimed a spot in the women's épée by winning the final match at the African Zonal Qualifier in Cairo, Egypt.[4]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Ndèye Bineta Diongue Women's épée Bye  Lin (CHN)
L 6–15
Did not advance

Judo

Senegal qualified one judoka for the men's heavyweight category (+100 kg) at the Games. 2019 African Games champion Mbagnick Ndiaye accepted a continental berth from Africa as the nation's top-ranked judoka outside of direct qualifying position in the IJF World Ranking List of June 28, 2021.[5][6]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Mbagnick Ndiaye Men's +100 kg

Shooting

For the first time since Los Angeles 1984, Senegal granted an invitation from ISSF to send the Italian-born Chiara Costa in the women's skeet shooting to the Olympics, as long as the minimum qualifying score (MQS) was fulfilled by June 6, 2021.[7]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Chiara Costa Women's skeet

Swimming

Senegal received a universality invitation from FINA to send two top-ranked swimmers (one per gender) in their respective individual events to the Olympics, based on the FINA Points System of June 28, 2021.[8][6]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Steven Aimable Men's 100 m butterfly
Jeanne Boutbien Women's 100 m butterfly

Table tennis

Senegal entered one athlete into the table tennis competition at the Games for the first time in 16 years. Ibrahima Diaw scored a semifinal victory to occupy one of the four available spots in the men's singles at the 2020 African Olympic Qualification Tournament in Tunis, Tunisia, marking the country's recurrence to the sport for the first time since 2004.[9]

Athlete Event Preliminary Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Ibrahima Diaw Men's singles Bye  Chew (SGP)
   

Wrestling

Senegal qualified one wrestler for the men's freestyle 65 kg into the Olympic competition, by progressing to the top two finals at the 2021 African & Oceania Qualification Tournament in Hammamet, Tunisia.[10]

Key:

  • VT (ranking points: 5–0 or 0–5) – Victory by fall.
  • VB (ranking points: 5–0 or 0–5) – Victory by injury (VF for forfeit, VA for withdrawal or disqualification)
  • PP (ranking points: 3–1 or 1–3) – Decision by points – the loser with technical points.
  • PO (ranking points: 3–0 or 0–3) – Decision by points – the loser without technical points.
  • ST (ranking points: 4–0 or 0–4) – Great superiority – the loser without technical points and a margin of victory of at least 8 (Greco-Roman) or 10 (freestyle) points.
  • SP (ranking points: 4–1 or 1–4) – Technical superiority – the loser with technical points and a margin of victory of at least 8 (Greco-Roman) or 10 (freestyle) points.
Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Adama Diatta −65 kg

References

  1. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Road to Olympic Games 2020". World Athletics. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  3. ^ "Morocco set to make history in Tokyo". International Canoe Federation. 21 March 2021. Retrieved 21 March 2021.
  4. ^ "Fencing Zonal Qualifying Event for Africa Finishes in Cairo". International Fencing Federation. 24 April 2021. Retrieved 30 April 2021.
  5. ^ Messner, Nicolas (22 June 2021). "Tokyo 2020: Official Olympic Qualification List". International Judo Federation. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  6. ^ a b "Dix athlètes sénégalais qualifiés pour les JO 2020" [Ten Senegalese athletes qualified for the 2020 Olympics] (in French). Agence de Presse Sénégalaise. 25 June 2021. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  7. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 15 June 2021. Retrieved 15 June 2021.
  8. ^ "Tokyo Olympics Entry Lists Released, Swimming Begins July 24". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 16 July 2021.
  9. ^ "Ibrahima Diaw caused major upset, Olufunke Oshonaike sets record". ITTF. 29 February 2020. Retrieved 29 February 2020.
  10. ^ Siwach, Vinay (4 April 2021). "Algeria Claims Four Berths as Six Countries Qualify for Tokyo Olympics". United World Wrestling. Retrieved 5 April 2021.
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